W. Stairley Collection

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Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar Street
Martinez, California 94553
(925) 229-1042

Descriptive Summary

Title: W. Stairley Collection
Dates: 1893-1983
Collection Number: 2001.59
Extent: 1 box
Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
Martinez, California 94553
Abstract: : The collection includes various personal and business books and papers associated with W. Stairley from the 1890s to the 1930s, and materials regarding the Pinole-Hercules Chamber of Commerce in the early 1980s. The association of these later materials with W. Stairley is unclear.
Language of Material: English


Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

W. Stairley Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection includes a small book of poetry and two books of piano music, an insurance account book for agents of Home, Fire and Marine Insurance Company (which does not contain any written entries), an April 1913 edition of the Journal of the American Bankers Association, a June 1939 edition of “The Coast” Magazine, a day book for routes taken by the schooner Magnolia (with no written entries and the first few pages torn out), a Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. Register Book from 1915 listing every vessel registered on the Pacific Coast, two issues of “Pacific Wine and Spirit Review” from November 20, 1893 and February 5, 1894, and a typewritten “Inventory of Public Property Transferred by W. Stairley, Out-Going Collector To His Successor H.C. Bell, Collector Of Internal Revenue, Fourth District of California, March 10, 1898”.

Indexing Terms

Pinole-Hercules Chamber of Commerce
day books

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